Supply Chain Manager

Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a world leader in manufacturing companies in it's field and they are currenlty seeking an experienced and highly competent Supply Chain Manager. 

As Supply Chain Manager, you will lead on the site co-ordination for the Sales and Operations Planning process as well as the site supply chain, from raw material ordering, production planning, warehousing distribution and transportation. You will create a culture, within your team, of continuous improvement and waste elimination in line with lean manufacturing principles.

You will drive performance through your engagement with our internal Stakeholders to ensure on-time delivery of customer products and with the development of processes and procedures that align with our standards in terms of safety, security, quality and ethics.

Key responsibilities:

• Accountable for driving performance of the Supply Chain to meet defined KPI’s
• To create a supportive and empowering environment to create a high performing team with the right values that meets agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements.
• Responsible for site co-ordination of the Sales and Operations Planning Process.
• Responsible for inventory management process, including scheduling/forecasting, working capital control and obsolescence management.
• Management of site planning to both service the needs of the customer and ensure efficient production.
• Management of internal/external warehouses. Create and maintain a safety first culture, proactively improve health and safety systems.
• To ensure the transport and distribution of our products are completed within the required standards of governance and cost control.
• Work with the supply chain, taking ownership of supply issues from material planning issues that may affect production through to the resolution of customer supply issues.

Are you the ideal candidate?

• Previous experience in Supply Chain, S&OP, Commercial, Planning functions
• Proven management skills with the ability to optimise team performance and development
• Strong communication skills with the ability to form and maintain relationships both internally and externally.
You will possess good written and verbal communication skills and experience with software packages including MS Word and Excel are also essential

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